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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Stafftracey pooh Date: May 24, 2008 10:01am
Forum: forums Subject: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

We are looking to roll out an updated movie and audio player (which uses flash). (This is an updated FlowPlayer version that we've been using for movies already and are moving audio to use FlowPlayer (instead of XSPF player), too).

Look for a red link "try new player!" under most (sometimes to left of) the current audio or movie flash players.

Most notable updated features are:
real **full screen** for movies
audio MP3s can now seek fwd/back

FYI: we'll get rid of the fish icon (most notable in upper right during fullscreen videos) next week..

We are looking for comments and feedback.

Does it work for you? if not, what OS/browser/flash version do you have
installed.

Thank you all for helping.

--tracey, Archive webmistress and storage engineer (and avid video buff 8-)

PS: there are some known embedding issues onto 3rd party sites that I am working out still (part of that is due to having a site with 2 players simultaneously; part due to figuring out easiest options for folks embedding a player w/ or w/o playlists. stay tuned on that and thanks for your patience!)


OK as of May 14 evening, think the embed-ing should be working now.


OK as of May 20 the "don't have flash installed" was loading before the player loaded and was confusing too many people. now it will only show up if we DO detect it's really not installed.


As of May 23, the MSIE7 browser (bad) bug (bad tracey!) is fixed -- the one where the player never showed up and there was no linking to return to the old player. Sorry my dead friends especially -- I knocked out your music for a week 8-(.


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Poster: HuaHinWharfRat Date: May 17, 2008 5:37pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Sorry, since the latest configuration change, I can't even get past the "you need to install the new inhouse mp3 player" stage - when I install it, it asks me to install it again, even though it (definitely) has been installed. If you read through previous E-mails from others in this chain, you will see that other people experience the same. i.e. it isn't a policy problem, it's a (new/change) in software/hardware problem. Any help you can provide will be much appreciated as, without my 'DDD' (daily dead dose) I am likely to shrivel up and die.

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Poster: relmike Date: Jun 7, 2008 12:34am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I love the new media player, now I can watch movies in full screne mode, just like real old time TV, only better. Thanks for the new look!

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Poster: ax-11 Date: May 13, 2008 2:36pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

About having more than one player on one page: You probably can avoid problems with two players -or more exactly two instances of the same shockwave object- on the same page if you give them different IDs. By default they are all named "Flowplayer" which might lead to confusion.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Stafftake pills Date: Jun 22, 2008 1:57pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Looks good. love the full screen mode. Is there any way we can set it to stream at a higher bit rate?? The image quality looks dookey, fuzzy. Other than that, ace! Thanks :)

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Poster: ccbucharest Date: May 16, 2008 11:12am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

hey is there a way you can minimise the player while you are playing the file

I like it its nicer.

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Poster: nimrod82 Date: May 22, 2008 8:36am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like the new player. A much better look.
My only complaint is that when I clicked on the "comment on the new player" link, I was navigated away from the concert I was listening to. Kind of ironic, eh?
If it opened in a new tab, it would be perfect. Otherwise it's 99% perfect.

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Poster: gdwoodglass Date: May 20, 2008 4:33am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I installed the required player and now the shows are stuck on stupid.It says I must have flash player installed and it appears that it isn't. At work computer there is no problem and this player was never installed. What's the problem?

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Poster: gerry gladu Date: Jun 2, 2008 10:26am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I run the Radiator's set list database at http://www.ancientfurnace.net/ and I have all of the Rads downloads and streaming audio on LMA tied into the appropriate set lists simply by generating a link to the xspf_player and .m3u file. Select any of the shows listed in the "Audio" link on the nav bar on that site to see what I mean.

While I like the new player for listening to shows from archive.org, I would not be able to implement this feature on my set list site should the old player and the current embedding mechanism go away. All I need to do now is plug the url of the show's download on archive.org into a template and more or less attach ".M3U" to the end of it and tell it to run the xspf player residing on archive.org. It would be impossible for me to automatically embed a player with the new version.

Will the xspf_player and the current embedding scheme be going away? I will need to disable this feature and discontinue archiving the links if it is.

Thanks,

Gerry

This post was modified by gerry gladu on 2008-06-02 17:26:08

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Poster: Jerrob Hungar Date: May 13, 2008 2:40am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Like the new player but....

I'm using windows me and the player didn't always load properly. So I installed the new Flash player and it loads more consistently. However, the new flash player seems to be messing with my operating system - randomly selected fonts, screen hanging, having to refresh constantly.

Looks like I'll have to forego the new player and reinstall my old flash player...until I can get round to upgrading my o.s.


This post was modified by Jerrob Hungar on 2008-05-13 09:40:56

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Poster: kind2311 Date: May 11, 2008 8:31pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Easier to read and looks more modern, doesn't really fit the scheme of the the archive though.

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Poster: Jaruemalak Date: Aug 14, 2008 9:21am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like the new player much more than the original. I like the look, the sound and the ability to go to full screen.

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Poster: Davie Crockett Date: Jul 8, 2008 6:49am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

For the new acquisition, "Conquest" , The words do not match the mouth movement. Can you fix this? I'd love to see it but I can't stand the delay.
And why is the new player larger and clearer in the new movie "Conquest"?
Is this larger format what is to be expected from now on?

The new player is great for the size but the clarity becomes to digital looking.


Thanks

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Poster: sashwap Date: Jul 20, 2008 6:09pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

looks great but i miss having the cover art visible.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Staffindiworks Date: Jun 17, 2008 7:36am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Looks great!

Two things I noticed: when you have multiple Flash Video conversions to choose from (e.g. http://www.archive.org/details.php?identifier=vivaldi_rock&;newflash=1) then the ">" indicating which version is being played remains in the top position (first video) even when another one is being played... (Firefox 2, OS X 10.3.9)

Also the progress bar seems missing.

Full screen looks quite good, now only if there was a way to optimise uninterrupted playback for higher encoded Flash Videos...? But it's hard to tell from here where the bottleneck is, it could also well be my rather slow wireless internet connection...

Maybe a "double size" mode would also be good to have at some point for videos that don't look too good in full-screen mode...?

All in all this looks very good!

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Poster: pigbreath Date: Jul 10, 2008 9:02am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Re: Audio player

Hmmm...after relogging into LMA page, new player is present and working. Not bad! Scrub feature much appreciated, and discovered that I can click right on the individual song and listen.

OK, I'm a convert.

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Poster: looklikewine Date: May 16, 2008 1:55pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

New player doesn't work for me at all and I have a problem with Adobe Flash. A message says: "It appears that you do not have it installed", but I have installed the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.
The problem arised after I can not get the new player.
Now it's impossible for me to return to the old player.

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Poster: belanico Date: Jul 15, 2008 9:58am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Thanks for the new improved player. I post most of my work to the archive and the flash player is more compatible with the standard flash players these days, making it easier for me to embed my videos into my pages.

I am collaborating to build a site using Drupal. I’ve been working to organize all my videos into one centralized page, within a Drupal site. I’ve decided to do so by embedding videos from the archive into stories within Drupal and then sort them into one page. The individual stories work great, play crisply and cleanly with no glitches. However, when I promote one of the stories (with a video embedded) to the front page, the video will not play (on the front page). I click the pause and play buttons on the left and it never loads. If I play click the story on the Drupal front page and open the story individually (as a node), the video plays fine (after a little while to load). Does anyone using Drupal have any similar experiences or suggestions to make the player work well? Hope someone can help.

Thank you kindly! Keep up the good work!
Nicole

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Poster: movieman16 Date: Jul 2, 2008 11:58am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I LIKE THE NEW PLAYER VERY MUCH.i HAVE EMBEDDED SEVERAL FIMS TO MY WEB SITE. THANKS AGAIN
pAT

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Poster: TPHISHY Date: Jul 2, 2008 2:02pm
Forum: forums Subject: Overall

I like the new player...it's got great interface and the new form is not visually straining.

I only use it to stream music...

The only complaint I have is:

Suppose I wanted to listen to track 10. I would have to click on track 9, in order for the que to be lined up with 10. Clicking on track 10, would start my que at 11.

A minor inconvenience.

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Poster: funklord84 Date: Jun 5, 2008 6:49am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

In the monotonik compilation, only vbr files show up in the new player in the main item window... everything else shows up when I click vbr via flash and get the old player...

http://www.archive.org/details/mtcomp002

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Poster: UKgit Date: May 12, 2008 4:46pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Questions...if the old player is embeded on a site, will the new player simply replace it? If not, will the old player be made defunct? If so, will files still play on a site or do we have to go to the all the trouble of embeding the new one? (I really hope this is not the case). Thanks

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Poster: IPTV Date: May 18, 2008 2:48pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Tracey,
Just tried it - the last effort was a huge step forward and this one is a very pleasant improvement over that. But...

The ffwd/frev icons (or what I assume are the fast foward and fast reverse icons skip to the next (or previous) TRACK for me (running Firefox on an up-to-date XP installation.)
The "scrubber" control does allow me to move quickly forward or backward thru the tune or video.

Also, no "tool tips" appear when you hover. Not to be greedy, but I kinda expected to see that!

Thanks a bunch!
--Dave

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Poster: byron_friday Date: May 26, 2008 5:36pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

this new player will not work with blogger.com, any know work around for this?

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Poster: hgaskins Date: Jun 7, 2008 7:42am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Going with Flash Player was a great idea. Many of us have large 24 inch LCD monitors which makes it perfect for streaming content. This is not a critique of the new player, but the quality of the encodes are not very good, and should be reencoded from the original source. Otherwise you have a winner.

For those having trouble streaming, you will need to install the Flash Player plugin for your browser. Some browsers will install it automatically but others might require a manual install.

I checked to see if I could embed a movie on my web site, www.dvdhounds.com but I see that it's not ready for embedding yet.

For those posting links to selling products such as Nike, shame on you.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNancy Nangeroni Date: May 16, 2008 7:06am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The player seems to work well. But the controls are somewhat unintuitive:
- the use of round white dots for sliders is misleading; at first I wondered what they were, then I thought they were buttons. A vertical-looking bar of some sort works better as visual cue for a slider.
- Contrast on the control bar was inadequate on my computer; the sliders don't show well at all (see attached screenshot). [OSXLeopard on a MacBook Pro]

Otherwise, nice improvements, and the full screen mode is awesome.


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Poster: kimocrossman Date: Jul 2, 2008 8:29pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I would love to see support for options to increase the playback speed of the player - possibly this firm would be open to working with the Archive to provide the add-in at a low or no cost - that is if it works with this form of Flash player I believe this is actually in the functionality of the Windows Media Player (increase/decrease speed without affecting voice pitch).

http://www.enounce.com/

Also I would suggest support for Captioning - this is important for ADA compliance and other usability reasons.

See here for excellent examples including Flash players.

http://ncam.wgbh.org/icf/

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Poster: Saladin De tolosa Date: Jun 28, 2008 10:21am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Well, I like the new player very much.
Is there anybody who could teach me to put it on my personal website ? My site is designed via Apple i-Web.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffTyler Date: May 16, 2008 9:17am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

More user feedback with problems saying "You need to install adobe flash' and it already is installed:

http://www.archive.org/iathreads/post-view.php?id=193205

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffDiana Hamilton Date: May 16, 2008 6:25am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

For some .swf video items, I get a very darkened view in the new player, regular brightness in old player.

Example: http://www.archive.org/details/YaMehejete

Using XP, Firefox 2.0.0.14, Adobe flash 9,0,115,0

This post was modified by Diana Hamilton on 2008-05-16 13:25:34

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Poster: Cloud Mountain Date: Jul 7, 2008 12:49pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Mac OS 10.5.3 on Intel iMac. For awhile, the new player was working fine in the latest AND Beta version of Firefox, but now in both versions only the FINAL sound file in the list appears.

You probably know it doesn't work in the latest version of Safari. Can't even see an option to select to use it.

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Poster: Heckle Date: Jul 4, 2008 8:21pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I tried embedding my band's show 2008-06-12 in our myspace page but after I inserted the code it just produced some squiggles and no player.

Please help.

http://www.archive.org/details/heckle2008-06-12.aud.flac

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Poster: LukiferEtyrnal Date: Jun 9, 2009 6:15pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment



THIS works...

i use it...

http://www.labnol.org/internet/design/html-embed-mp3-songs-podcasts-music-in-blogs-websites/2232/

Keep ROCKIN'!

Archive.org needs to "universalize" their embed code...

many sites that parse html etc for security reasons rip archive.org's code apart and disallow it...

MySpace and others seem to prefer a simple

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Poster: LukiferEtyrnal Date: Jun 9, 2009 6:17pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment


sorry it stripped it here too

{embed}

lessThan ebmed greaterThan

sigh

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Poster: Eric Gelber Date: Aug 9, 2008 5:46am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The embed code doesn't work on my livejournal.

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Poster: SkyDawg Date: May 16, 2008 8:31pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I had a bad time with this new flash player. I finally tried Mozilla Firefox as my browser and got it to work, but it will NOT work with Internet Explorer, the browser I was using. Now that I am using Firefox it works great, but a warning notice that it may not work with IE should be posted! It would have eliminated all the frustration, plus the added hassle of having to switch browsers to stream music.

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Poster: juliea Date: Jun 4, 2008 6:58pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Love the new format, except it doesn't always go to the song you're playing....

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Poster: pheret Date: Jun 12, 2008 7:20pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

i like it but i was wondering if there was some way to have a size between embedded (tiny) and full screen?

otherwise it's great, no problems at all!

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Poster: Deadman72355 Date: May 11, 2008 3:03pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I love the new player. When streaming an audio show I was always wondering how long the song was and how much was left while it played. Now I don't have to wonder

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Poster: hock30 Date: Aug 6, 2008 4:41am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like the idea of the full screen.
the only thing i wish i could do
is fast forward and rewind like you could
with the old player. Will this feature be added
is it already there and i am missing it?

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Poster: apswartz Date: May 11, 2008 6:35pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I have trouble embedding this player and the old on in blogger. Is this a known issue?

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Poster: moerox Date: Jul 5, 2008 4:05am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

i like it. i only used it for music but it worked great and its a lot easier to read. good job

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Poster: Pourik Date: Jun 27, 2008 9:42am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Handy not having to scroll through songs...point & click, baby.

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Poster: FTNF Date: May 12, 2008 1:59pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Can't get it to embed in my Blogger blog under "add new element".

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Poster: oh_uh_um_ah Date: May 11, 2008 1:14pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I was downloading audio from here:

http://www.archive.org/details/gd72-01-02.sbd.eD.8709.sbeok.shnf

when I experienced the things I mentioned in my previous review. Sorry I didn't post it.

Thanks for all your hard work. We love AI.

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Poster: cbrwn_nz Date: May 18, 2008 8:56am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Couldn't get it to show in IE here either, and no joy embedding. I had to clean my cache/reg to get the old player back in Explorer. Great in Mozilla Firefox though.

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Poster: MalcolmO Date: Jun 26, 2008 7:44pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I tried it at

http://www.archive.org/details.php?identifier=gd1993-06-25.fm-monitor.koucky.91249.flac16&;newflash=1

and found that it was (seemed) louder than the other player. More importantly perhaps, there were no lags in playback UNTIL I switch to a different tab to post this. Placed the audio on hold, unfortunately. Because of the no lags, thumbs up!

Using FF 2.0.0.14 on XP.

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Poster: glieux1 Date: Jul 5, 2008 9:09am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Embed doesn't work for me in the new player.
Any ideas?

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Poster: cb108 Date: May 11, 2008 7:32pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like the new player, but when I try to embed it in my blogger.com blog I get the following message and am unable to embed it: Your HTML cannot be accepted: Tag is not allowed:

http://www.archive.org/details/ThatsAGreatStoryVol.3

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Poster: funklord84 Date: May 27, 2008 7:45am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

A more neutral (grey) skin would be nice, the high key black is a little weirldy contrasty.

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Poster: glassbuoy Date: Jul 12, 2008 5:22am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

i know xspf mp3 player is not the best looking in the world.
however, it did work, often.
Adobe has been going through growing pains lately and having trouble with getting Flash to work with Win/Mac and Linux especially.

If it ain't broke, don't "fix" it. Please?

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Poster: Robotclaw Date: Nov 27, 2008 12:29am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Ditto. I embedded a Cracker show on my blog with the xspf player and it worked fine.

http://steveterrell.blogspot.com/2008/07/cracker-time.html

I'm trying to embed the Jon Langfor Bob Wills tribute with the newfangled thing.

Is there a way to do it yourself and create an xspf player for some of the shows here??

http://www.archive.org/details/jlangford1999-03-21.shnf

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Poster: cream-puff-war Date: May 13, 2008 9:07am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I agree with all the above.

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Poster: peterso Date: May 14, 2008 9:33am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I love that i can now scroll through the songs!!!

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Poster: emmthreejonny Date: Jun 2, 2008 11:37pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like the old one better. It's simple doesn't take up space, looks better on the page.


It's not broken so don't fix it.

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Poster: Dosolutions Date: Jun 3, 2008 6:21pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I agree, atleast offer the choice of new and old...

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Poster: rolfcgreen Date: Jun 9, 2008 4:29am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Super player, pronounced text

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: May 12, 2008 1:27pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Love it. Having the timing per track info shown is a big plus. Also, when I would stream GD shows through an Windows Media Player, it would often jump ahead to the next track for no apparent reason. This platform seems much more stable.

Big thumbs up from me.

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Poster: gfreed Date: Jul 18, 2008 4:33pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Looks nice but I can't get it to work. Absolutely nothing happens with Firfox or IE.

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Poster: Shadows_Girl Date: Jul 18, 2008 5:26pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

works fine with IE7

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffBridgewater Video Date: Jun 2, 2008 8:50pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I tried to use the Beta flash Player on one of my computers several weeks ago.....and it didn't work. I could not switch the viewer back, so I could no longer use the Archive on that computer.... I ended up using another computer to view the Archive.....Then.... I went back to the machine with the archive flash problem tonight and the Beta flash viewer now worked fine. Good Job! Thanks! You fixed it! It is a nice player and it now functions well on my MSN browser. I hope the problem is fixed for everyone.

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Poster: ax-11 Date: May 13, 2008 2:09pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I have been using Flowplayer on my own site for video streaming for about half a year now and I am very content with it, especially streaming of .H264 and interoperability are great. I am actually using Linux/FF but have also tested it with Windows XP/FF. It works flawlessly - is that a new skin and a custom fullscreen script? Looks like my site needs an upgrade - especially the fullscreen option here is much better than those I have seen before

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Poster: Iznibz Wazir Date: Jul 2, 2008 10:49am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I have no complaints,it goes well with the wallpaper on my b log,I'm glad it doesnt try to hard to look glamourous, black is beautiful. I look forward to filling it up regularly with good noises It has just started raining,a blessing.The garden is glowing green, bean flowers blazing up their poles.
Onions as big as a fist, first of the tomatoes turning from yellow to red.school4terra loves you and Iznibz is Dancing with a Hoe. Wish you were here. The player works well, thanks a lot.
Iznibz Wazir.

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Poster: robbyfro Date: Jun 7, 2008 9:14pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

love the new player.

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Poster: mdebutante Date: May 18, 2008 3:40pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

sound quality is better, but the old player seems like it's wider/bigger.(?) Doesn't matter since I usually dl to Realplayer and watch most stuff there ion theatre mode. (I wonder if it will improve old movies I preview before I dl.)

Thanks for ALLLL your wonderful work!!

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Poster: LRLittlehale Date: Aug 15, 2008 7:42pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The player works on my system now that I have a 1 gig processor. The problem I'm having now is there is a memory leak! This happens in IE6 and Firefox. Even when I use the alternative stream in my own player...this is very odd and I don't remember it ever happening with the Flash player. I'm sorry I'll miss the content on archive until I figure this out...

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Poster: JLambert Date: May 27, 2008 8:47pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

It simply doen't work. I click on the play triangle, see the pause icon replacing the triangle but hear no sound and this, on and on the next fables still no sound at all.
What did I do wrong ?
Link: Fables de La Fontaine, book four 04

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Poster: SmokinJoe Date: May 14, 2008 3:37am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Seems nice! Easier to read, song lengths are a big plus.

This seems like a small bug:
On all the LMA shows I've tried, when I load the page, it shows a little red arrow next to track 1. If I click on track 4 (for instance) and click play button the arrow stays at track 1. There is no indication what track I am listening to. After that song is finished and the player skips to the next track, it updates to point to the right track.

This might only be in an issue on my oddball client setup, Iceweasel 2.0.0.13 (a Mozilla variant) on Debian Linux.

In the old client, the track 4 would highlight when I click on it.

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Poster: dmactds Date: May 11, 2008 1:31pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I'm watching http://www.archive.org/details.php?identifier=AfroMood&;newflash=1 and in 'full screen' mode there's a sort of pronounced 'digitalzation' for lack of a better term. I'm using a Mozilla browser.

Thanks for trying to go to larger screen format.

Regards,
Duncan

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Poster: Rich Whiteley Date: Jun 26, 2008 6:18am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Love the new player, but for embedding purposes, I would like to see some kind of marquis accross the top saying what is playing, and also indicating that it's from archive.org with a link back to that specific show on the archive.

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Poster: jvantijn Date: May 19, 2008 7:11am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

THank you for the full screen feature. I teach 20th century world history and I use your materials all the time. They really help the students understand the past. The full screen makes it so much easier to showin my classroom.

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Poster: ArthurSucks Date: May 12, 2008 3:06pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Smooth. Flowplayer is an awesome project.

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Poster: TomUK Date: Jul 23, 2008 3:38pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I'm using Windows Vista on Dell Inspiron 6400 with latest Adobe Flash player. New beta player works o.k. Biggest advantage is option for full screen. However, picture quality is not as good as other streaming sites I visit. Very pixelated in full screen mode, especially when there is rapid movement. Just watched the Memphis Belle movie from the US War Dept. and some scenes were almost unwatchable in full screen. However, I am going to stick with it - thanks for all the work you do.

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Poster: DCady Date: Jun 3, 2008 10:41am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The video looks cleaner in this beta version of the new viewer. It expands well to fit the full screen, too, although it obviously is not the same quality. It also seems to run more smoothly.

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Poster: later...P. Date: May 11, 2008 3:20pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I love the new player. Great job and thank you to all involved in the process.

note:
I tried copying the code and posting it on blogger and could not get the player to appear. I made several attempts to no avail so I'm thinking there may be a snafu somewhere in the code.

Anyone else have a similar experience?

All the best to the I A staffers and users.

p

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Poster: soundscape radio show Date: Aug 7, 2008 5:09pm
Forum: forums Subject: new player - playback speed difference

hello, i'm on a mac os 10.4.9 with firefax 2.0.0.16

i listen to a audio then i tried it withthe new play and noticed a difference in pitch and speed of playback.

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Poster: bizarradugu Date: Jun 3, 2008 8:20am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Hi i cant post-it in my blog the new flash player, why??? i only paste the code like put in the page, what i do??

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Poster: JackDog Date: May 12, 2008 5:32pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New audio player

Fantastic! The biggest drawback of the old player was that there was no track time as you were listening, but you've addressed that and more with the new one. I also love being able to drag your position within a track. Works great.

I'm using XP, Firefox, and I'm not sure what version of flash I've got, but probably the most up-to-date version.

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Poster: georgewtate Date: May 18, 2008 7:03pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New audio player

How can I go back to the old player? I can't get the new one to work. It keeps telling me that I don't have the new one installed, however, it is certainly installed.

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Poster: Peter Menkin Date: May 12, 2008 8:36pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

My question has to do with the player working when a Mac using Safari visits my blog on Blogger. Currently, the silver box is not seen by Safari. There is HTML below and above where the audio box would appear.

Will the new player appear to and work with Safari?

Thank you,
Peter Menkin

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Poster: Hisfootstep Date: Jun 30, 2008 5:30pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like it, but I cann't hear any sound. And also, I have a problem when embeding to my personal weblog that does not have any problem with the former player though. Please, further me on how to.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffArthur Wiebe Date: May 18, 2008 1:09pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I've been using flowplayer myself for some projects, and can vouch for it for sure. It's a great player and I'm all for making it default here already.

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Poster: nonfiction1st Date: Jun 10, 2008 10:56am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I used the embed code on my website and it's beautiful. However, it plays automatically and I would like it to start paused. Let the page viewer decide when/if to start the video. Thanks for the good work.

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Poster: cosmic chuck Date: Jun 7, 2008 8:04pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I acyually hate the new player very much. It does not always work and one thing it always does do is to completely stop working when you try to switch from one song to another. For instance if you hit the fast forwrd button or just try to skip to a new song after one song has started. From that point on I cannot get either player to work!

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Poster: TalkStarCorey Date: Jun 20, 2008 12:21am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I definitely prefer the new player to the old player. The interface is much easier to use. It is more like the other media players that are being used currently. And it is working great on Mozilla Firefox version 3.

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Poster: Death&Mercy Date: May 19, 2008 5:53pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I twice downloaded the player from the link "Get current Flash version", and I still don't get a player, just the following message in the box:

"Internet Archive's in-browser MP3 player requires the Adobe Flash Player. It appears that you do not have it installed.
Get current Flash version"

using IExp.

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Poster: Cloud Mountain Date: Jun 23, 2008 12:08am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The player doesn't work on my Intel iMac using FireFox 3.0.

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Poster: pigbreath Date: Jul 10, 2008 8:46am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Hi! Beta player wouldn't play for me, although original player trouble-free. Nothing happens when I hit "play" button except it toggles back and forth between "pause" and "play."

I find it less convenient to have to move a cursor to select which tune I want to hear. Prefer just to poin and click to hear an individual song.

System: Windows 2K Professional on a Verizon Fios connection. IE.

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Poster: Davie Crockett Date: Jul 8, 2008 6:49am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

For the new acquisition, "Conquest" , The words do not match the mouth movement. Can you fix this? I'd love to see it but I can't stand the delay.
And why is the new player larger and clearer in the new movie "Conquest"?
Is this larger format what is to be expected from now on?

The new player is great for the size but the clarity becomes to digital looking.


Thanks

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Poster: goldenband Date: Jul 2, 2008 10:36pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Just wanted to chime in to say that the new player is a definite improvement. With the old one, if I paused, I'd end up in a totally different place when resuming, which was no fun. This is far better, and visually clearer too. Well done!

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Poster: Samizdat Date: Jun 19, 2008 11:14am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The new video player has a better look -- not so sure about better functionality. For instance, you should make the embed code manual start by default, not autostart. You can always include an instructional note informing the user how to make the player autostart.

As to XSPF, it is by far a superior audio player *if* the code-writer follows the mime type prescriptions and so on which xiph.org provides. Correctly written XSPF scripts *can* provide lossless audio.

I have stated elsewhere on the forums, and repeat here, why don't you make the item description field freer for player experimentation, by removing the HTML restrictions? Allow folks free reign with HTML, Javascript, php, etc., and let's come up with some proof-of-concept lossless players, shall we?

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffDNarchive Date: May 12, 2008 3:00pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

This looks great. It works well on my Mac with Firefox 3 beta 5. I'd suggest adding a link back to the archive.org page or some download options, sort of like the flash on http://metavid.ucsc.edu/wiki/.
Dave

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Poster: WillCo Date: May 19, 2008 7:14am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I just can't see the new player anymore. For a couple of days it worked OK despite the inaccurate message about needing to install Flash. Then it stopped working at all, and there's no opportunity to "go back to the old player" either (please! how can I go back to the old player??). I've tied uninstalling and reinstalling Flash without it making any difference.

FYI, it looks and works fine - when it works.

I LOVE this site and urge its users to fling a few dollars at it every once in a while

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Poster: adcBicycle Date: Aug 1, 2008 3:27pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

and, the red arrow doesn't show which track is playing

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Poster: habalushy Date: May 27, 2008 7:40am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

it works great
i'm using firefox and having no problems at all

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Poster: Darrylizer Date: Jun 18, 2008 10:11am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The new player is much better than the old. For music anyway, haven't tried video yet nor have I tried to embed it on any pages. But I primarily use the player for music anyway, and for that it's great. I can pause songs in the middle of playback and restart in the same place unlike the old player which would jump to the next song. I also didn't notice any gaps in between songs unlike the old player which would pause the playback for approximately three seconds between each track. And I can now use the thumb or whatever you call it to scroll to any section of a song I please. Very very nice, good job and thanks. Your efforts are appreciated.

This post was modified by Darrylizer on 2008-06-18 17:11:41

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Poster: Dosolutions Date: Jun 3, 2008 6:18pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

This new player looks ok, but will not play at all.
I used to be able to play with the old player in both browsers, no in IE6 nothing, no audio, no tape movement.
In fire Fox 2x just a blank broken Quicktime icon.

Windows 2000 sp4+

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Poster: filipinas Date: Jun 6, 2008 7:09am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Not working in Firefox and invisible in I Explorer. How come? Any solution??

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Poster: Dosolutions Date: Jun 6, 2008 11:27am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

No solutions (I am not the programmer for Archive.org) I went back to the old player, which works and looks fine.

I can say that MS did something to Quicktime, so I had to uninstall that program. Relying on QT is probably not a good idea under windows 2k...

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Poster: andvon Date: May 30, 2008 11:48am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

You should make the player be able to pop out in a new, smaller menu.

This would allow someone to keep streaming music, video, etc while browsing and avoid accidental closure.

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Poster: Craig T Date: May 20, 2008 3:54pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I'm on Vista and I keep getting the "It appears you do not have Adobe Flash Player installed" message. I have Flash installed. This sux.

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Poster: Quasar J-01 Date: May 11, 2008 9:53pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

it looks so well, congratulations, but i prefer the old due to the visualization of the art work,

please consider this point, the view of the artwork

hails

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Staffjustinrobert Date: May 24, 2008 1:14pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

yes I too miss the artwork, this is a major flaw in the new player.

Plus I don't really like the new look. It doesn't really fit with the archive.org style.

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Poster: DeadMcGee87 Date: Jul 30, 2008 11:30pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

i have been using the new player for audio files and like how it works....much better than the old one it replaces...KEEP IT

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Poster: Tattva Vit Das Date: May 28, 2008 4:22am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The look is very nice but the controls just aren't working for me. It does not play at all. I hope u can fix this bug.

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Poster: Grateful Jerry Date: May 29, 2008 1:39am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Doesn't work for me either. I downloaded the new version of Flash again just to make sure and no luck. I hope the bugs get worked out!!!

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Stafftracey pooh Date: May 29, 2008 1:55pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

ok think i just fixed it -- our QA team has it working w/ MSIE now.
can you please try again? you prolly need to "flush your internet settings cache" kind of thing to get the working javascript update...
--tracey

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Poster: flawedprefect@gmail.com Date: Jun 11, 2008 4:46pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I'm using a macbook pro; firefox - works great. I embedded into my blog - and it is EASIER than the other realflow player, as I don't have to tweak any settings.

One parameter I would like is the option to set "automatic play" so the viewer can click on the file if they wish to download and play it. Right now, it plays automatically.

Otherwise - looks slick, and works great.

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Poster: cecilnooise Date: Aug 6, 2008 2:30pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

love it . pausing now doesnt mean you lose your place :)
and it looks better

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Poster: wsams Date: Jun 17, 2008 2:22pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like it - especially now that we can use the slider to rewind/fast foward ... etc.

I did like the old color better. I think the black contrasts too much, but that's just me.

Great job!

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Poster: conradmr Date: May 15, 2008 6:14am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like the sleek look and new functionality (full screen, pop-menu, timecode and duration, etc). Those should definitely stay!

However the biggest issue is the reduced width of the playhead bar. It is difficult to scrub through the content when you are looking for a specific image or scene. The older version had a lot more play when you would click and drag the playhead and drag it back and forth through the film. This is invaluable as many times users/editors/archivists may only be looking for a single section of a film and not the whole peice. Perhaps a good solution would be to have fast-forward and rewind buttons, or in full screen mode (which is awesome) have a wider play head bar.

I am an editor and rely on archive.org for many clips in the project I am currently involved with. (We plan on posting our project to archive.org when it's completed http://www.clandestine-movie.com/) Archive.org has been so great at drilling down the the content you need, via key word search, thumbnails, and movie preview. I hope we won't lose this functionality.

Thanks a bunch,
Marcus

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffTyler Date: May 13, 2008 12:09pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The new player is being discussed on Taperssection.com here:

http://taperssection.com/index.php/topic,103831.0.html

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Poster: wweiersh Date: May 14, 2008 11:13pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I can not get the new player to work for me at all. I click on the red, the old player is not available, and nothing happens. On the OTR page, I am told that I do not have the latest flash player, but the latest flash player IS installed on my computer. Am I the only one for whom the system does not work?

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Poster: looklikewine Date: May 15, 2008 8:06am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I have the same problem.
The message says: "It appears that you do not have it installed", but I have installed the latest version of Adobe Flash Player, so I can't listen anything.
Also for me the problem arise after I can not get the new player.
Thanks for your attention.


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Poster: munruh Date: May 16, 2008 12:41pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I have exactly the same problem. In addition I cannot find a way to return to the old player

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Poster: looklikewine Date: May 16, 2008 1:49pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Also for me is impossible to return to the old player.

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Poster: KC8ZPQ Date: May 11, 2008 12:13pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I love the new player. I only listened to music on it, but it still is phenomenal. Great work.

-Thomas

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Poster: ice cream kid Date: May 14, 2008 4:51pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The new player is a step up, however a equalizer included would be tops

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Poster: deadza Date: Aug 1, 2008 1:52pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

love your new player great to play those dead boards we cant have but no worries everybodys gotta live .....right but the player looks good too

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Poster: moonvisage Date: May 22, 2008 1:47pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The new player is excellent.It plays both movies and audio perfectly.i like the enlarge screen and audio controls much better.It is good you have left people the choice to view via the old player,as it will stop all the * anti new player * people from leaving masses of winging feedback complaints.
As yet,the new player,in audio pages,seems to take up some of the written audio sections,like the writing and the download links.It's no big deal though.
Well done,and thank you for adding the new player.

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Poster: joestart47 Date: May 31, 2008 9:02am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

your new vidieo player is great. now i can watch in full screen. its about time.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffConnector Date: Jul 5, 2008 4:41pm
Forum: forums Subject: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta

it looks nice, congratulations, anyway i prefer the old due to the visualization of the art work,

Thanks

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Poster: georgewtate Date: May 17, 2008 11:46pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

How the heck do you get the new player to work?

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Poster: MaLaCoiD Date: May 13, 2008 3:16pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Same here. I like the look.

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Poster: mickey4 Date: May 29, 2008 7:31pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Hi I am one of the "Idots" for computer guys. I can't seem to get it to do anything. I know I'm missing something but don't know what. Mickey4

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffConnector Date: Jul 10, 2008 10:07am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Nice.. thanks

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Poster: Shadows_Girl Date: Jul 18, 2008 5:21pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Love the new player...the movies in full screen is a real PLUS for the archive and something it has badly needed. Great work, gang!

Cass

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Poster: scoogy Date: May 27, 2008 8:00am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I too only listen to music on the new player, but I like it much better than the old. It's much easier to read, and it comes up more quickly, making whatever songs have been derived available immediately, instead of having to wait until the whole show is done.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Stafftracey pooh Date: May 20, 2008 10:50pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

ok, people don't panic! 8-)
for the XP/vista IE(7 it sounds like) folks
try visiting this page w/ your browser to revert to the old player
http://www.archive.org/details.php?newflash=0

tomorrow i will work to figure out what seems to be wrong with either the "flash detection kit" or how we are using it for IE7...

-tracey

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Poster: Jerrob Hungar Date: May 21, 2008 1:05am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

tracey pooh
we love yooh
(and all the folks behinds the scenes at Archive)

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Poster: SavingsDiscovery.com Date: May 30, 2008 4:31pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Very nice player; operated flawlessly with movie files! Using IE 6. Great job; thanks!

Joe

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Poster: yoyoma Date: Jul 21, 2008 4:59pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Hi I am using leopard and safari. The new player is doing something dodgey to the audio on the video. It plays fine in the other player. Thanks. I love ur site!

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Poster: 19spud54 Date: Jul 9, 2008 6:32pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I have Windows XP on a Dell Laptop using a wireless internet express card on a major cell phone network. I have all the players installed including some internet TV software bundle that I was suckered into paying for with a $20.00 charge on my credit card. So far your system is the only one that even works without major buffer and stuttering issues, including the one I was charged for. I've watched 3 or 4 feature length films on your player without so much as a hiccup and that is full screen. I use it mostly for movies and documentaries. The service I payed for works sometimes on low resolution with a very small screen and I get to choose basically from about 10 movies that they post apparently at random. Their service is peppered with hundreds of dead or useless links.

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Poster: Shadows_Girl Date: Jul 18, 2008 5:30pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

People with windows xp who are experiencing problems with streaming media need to turn off that stupid system restore program. It eats up resources and will cause streaming media to "stutter" or even stop dead.
System Restore is worthless anyway.

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Poster: 19spud54 Date: Jul 18, 2008 9:23pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I turned off System Restore and behold it did the trick. There is a site called hulu.com that has more recent color movies like 70's, 80's, and 90's that I couldn't use at all because of the total lockup like you described. Thanks a bunch. How in the world did you figure that one out? Must be some kinda computer guru. Anyway, Thanks again.

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Poster: Taped Rugs Productions Date: May 12, 2008 9:23am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I tried it, then tried going back to the old one. Now everything I try to access on archive.org (loading pages, loading players, links with embedded players) loads verrrrrrrrrry slowly or the connection times out. I hope this situation ends soon.

Previous to the new player situation, there were often glitches, times outs, access problems to pages. I would rather see those problems worked out first before altering the players. The archive itself is rich, but it has a lot of access problems. I know the service is free, and for that I am greatly appreciative, but if it were more reliable, then it would be even better, thanks.

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Poster: leighm Date: May 12, 2008 9:44am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

It does not want to embed in my wordpress (org, self-hosted @ Yahoo!)pages.

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Poster: ax-11 Date: May 13, 2008 2:35pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

You might want to try the text-control plugin for WP and select "no entity translations" - this usually solves problems with embed or object tags.


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Poster: robzbuzz Date: Jul 4, 2008 11:05am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

This player has new and improved features from the old for sure.
However, the one thing that bothered me about the old one is between songs, there is a gap in audio. normally this wouldnt be a problem, but,
I use this site to listen to alot of GD. When they play one song into another (2nd sets) that gap just kills the flow!
I didnt like it with the old player and thought it might be different with the new one. is this just an oversight or is it on purpose?
Or is it just me? anyone else?

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Poster: munsonp Date: Jul 11, 2008 3:06pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I have a bad gap between songs too, which is definitely keeping me from getting on board all the way, but otherwise I think the new player is great. Any help for bridging the gap, so to speak?

munsonp@gmail.com

using XP 2007 and the newest Flash player as far as I know

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Poster: like i told ya Date: Jul 10, 2008 6:20pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

while the songs are loading, there is something calculating the total song length(because i see the red number get bigger) but then the total song length is also on the far right. this is a redundancy and also you can cut out the lines of code that calculate the song length.

i probably didnt explain it well so hit me up at jerry.quickbeam.garcia@gmail.com

GREAT SITE

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Poster: Edsel Date: May 20, 2008 3:50pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The "new" player worked great....several days ago, when the option to use the old one, or the new one (which, at that time, did not ask to download the latest flash player), was actually an option. There is no option now, there is no red link to switch back, there used to be, but it went away. Now, I'm asked to download the new flash player every time I go to a show page.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffMCLD2 Date: May 19, 2008 12:44pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Very nice. Works for me in Mac (Powerbook, PPC, 10.4.11, Safari). Main feedback: the big green "play" button before the player launches, is extremely ugly and amateur-looking! Please replace it with something a bit more professional :)

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Poster: thatotherguy Date: Jun 18, 2008 6:56pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

great to have a progress slider!

nosy graphic designer comments: the player looks nice, but it clashes visually with the rest of the Archive design. have you tried replacing the black background with the grey of the field it's on top of? the white dot sliders stand out strongly as being the brightest thing in the entire player - tone them down?

I agree that the sliders are hard to see

listening to http://www.archive.org/details/abird2007-11-03.flac16 in firefox on xp, the total song length listed in red by the slider is very unreliable: it takes a while for it to figure out the correct length, and gets confused when you click around from track to track, picking a number seemingly at random

and the orange arrow stops following the current track once I

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Poster: thatotherguy Date: Jun 18, 2008 7:41pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Don't know what happened there - that should have been "once click on a different track." I had thought that the arrow only followed the current track for me when the track was advanced naturally. Now I see it works with pushing the > buttons... just not when I click on a track

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Poster: thatotherguy Date: Jun 18, 2008 7:44pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Okay, something's screwy with the forum script. Is it just on my computer that my posts are coming out wrong? That was "the previous/next track" buttons (using doubled less/greater-than signs)

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Poster: Travisab1 Date: Jun 16, 2008 8:57am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like your new player. Due to res in the saving of space some movies are really blurred in full screen. The option of resizing the full screen to anything in between full and minimum screen for max effect would be a plus also such as 1/2 screen. Jest a thought. I have this option with most of my personal players to see it a large as I can and still make out the characters in the film. As someone stated before me, an equalizer also would be nice. Asking too much...maybe, maybe not.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Staffbrewster Date: May 11, 2008 12:25pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

on firefox/mac I am having trouble with http://www.archive.org/details.php?identifier=sims_panspermia_1990&;newflash=1

the background images are not coming up consistently. the css is also not consistently showing up. when I click to play it does not start.


on safari/mac it the images have trouble, but the video played.

same with: http://www.archive.org/details/tawtmonsanto

-brewster



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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Staffbrewster Date: Jun 7, 2008 1:09pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment


http://www.archive.org/details/bbragg2006-03-26
is not working well on mac/firefox. the new flow player skps from song to song without playing.

the original flash player worked better but had trouble displaying as well (some of the play buttons disappeared.

safari/new flowplayer also did not work, but safari/old did work.

-brewster


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Poster: _walker_ Date: May 25, 2008 11:30pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

It's Great

embeds easily

quality even with bigger size is good.

nice

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Staff5t0n3d Date: May 26, 2008 12:17pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment



it looks better

its slightly smaller

it shows the run-time





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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Staffjustinrobert Date: May 12, 2008 6:46am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Well, one thing as for audio goes, I liked the album art in the old player. Also, it would be really nice if you made a new player that was offered in a slim version as well. However, I do like to new slick look.

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Poster: digitaleye Date: Jul 5, 2008 5:23pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Excellent !!! Works great for me.

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Poster: majo99 Date: Jun 23, 2008 4:10am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

hey, it just doesn't work, please look here:

http://www.kreidler-net.de/test.html

thanks for advices. mirko

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Poster: gfreed Date: Jun 24, 2008 10:05am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like the black and white format as I can see it allot better. I like the fact that its bigger, again I can see it better. Sounds good, plays good! I think its Ok!

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffTrashed_Tapes Date: May 12, 2008 12:10pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like the new player. I think it works much better.
Only one thing, maybe, will it suport playlist like the old one? I'm hoping as this was the ONLY thing I liked about the old player.
Good work on this new one, very nice.

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Poster: Skippy61 Date: May 12, 2008 4:50am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

i have only used it for audio but i REALLY like the interface.

Great job!!! A thousand blessings on all your houses

PEACE:Skippy

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Stafftracey pooh Date: May 23, 2008 4:15pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

OK, IE7 should be fixed now.
VERY sorry about that, folks!

it had some unexpected javascript behaviour that i didn't see in either safari or firefox...

--tracey

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Poster: You Can Call Me Clay Date: Jul 22, 2008 8:24pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I love the new player; I've only used it for listening to music--I find it much more visually appealing and more user friendly.

I am having a problem embedding it on my website. I didn't have any problems with the old player.

I use a WYSIWYG online site builder, so if anybody asks me any technical questions it'll most likely over my head. Anybody help?

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Poster: PVTele Date: Jun 12, 2008 1:33pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Excellent player - only used for music so far, but a great improvement on the old player. Especially like the readout for the track timing - that's the way it should be done!

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffDiana Hamilton Date: Jun 20, 2008 1:27pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

With a lot of use now (mostly in Firefox 2 on XP, and recently rockin' Firefox 3), I keep finding these bugs:

-In audio items, sometimes there are extra "tracks" listed that, when clicked, freeze the player or even browser for a while. These often have a blank space where the time should be. Here is a random item with one of those as the second track:
http://www.archive.org/details/PcGamingPodcast5WereBack

-In either audio or video items, if you play something for a bit then try to drag the circle back to the beginning, it won't go to t= 0. Instead, it goes "nearly" there. The only way to hear from t0 again is to refresh the page.

-The .swf files rarely look correct, typically giving weirdly offset partial views with a blackened look.

Besides these 3 main issues, I like it a lot, especially the forward seeking in audio. Thanks Tracey!

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Poster: marknyc Date: Jun 8, 2008 4:53pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Great player! Love the fullscreen mode.

One suggestion: can you lighten the line that shows how much you've downloaded? It's really hard to see it.

This post was modified by marknyc on 2008-06-08 23:53:09

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Poster: princessbecky Date: May 16, 2008 5:13pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Hey, is it possible to prevent autoplay? Great Player, anyway.

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Poster: carnagevisors Date: Jul 20, 2008 3:29pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Great work, the files sounds better than before.
I'm happy with it

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Poster: Dr.Unclear Date: May 22, 2008 10:28am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Great new update! Thank you for doing this. Here's my feedback so far:

Experience: listening to Grateful Dead music through the new player.

Positives:
- Sound is much better and smoother transitions between songs
- Interface is far better for the reasons others have outlined.
- The controls work better than the previous version.

Negatives:
- The volume seems to have a narrow range of control. You cannot turn the volume all the way down, for example, other than with mute. You should be able to move it all the way to zero with the slider control.
- The volume setting seems to reset when you switch between songs. This is very annoying as if I have the volume down I really don't want it to spike back up once the next song starts

Thanks again and keep up the great work!

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Poster: Groovy Tuney Date: May 21, 2008 11:16am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Love the new look and feel of the player ... just one comment:

The volume does not mute. In other words, I can move the slider all the way to the left and I can still hear sound. With the other player's volume control, I was able to mute the volume if necessary.

Cheers!

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Poster: walkinjingle Date: May 30, 2008 10:15am
Forum: forums Subject: song indicator doesn't move

Great new player for audio, but with Mac OS 10.4.10 using Safari I'm having a problem that the organge song indicator triangle just stays on the first song no matter what song is playing.

Thanks guys, keep up the good work!

Brian

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Poster: BoloResartus Date: May 11, 2008 12:12pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Well I haven't used it for movies yet.

But using it for audio I noticed two things:

I can read the menu items a lot easier which is a plus.

The Numbers on the sidebar nn:nn don't seem to match
anything, which may be just the album I was playing or
it could be a code glitch in the time of play
computation.

It sounds good to me

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Poster: W.E. Tyson Date: Jun 12, 2008 4:40pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I can't hear a thing!

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Poster: monsieur goonie Date: Jun 13, 2008 6:00am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Please, please, you know what is awesome?
ability to scroll through the vid without it being downloaded yet in order to be able to browse it fast since I love skipping long meaningless intros...
I'm sure you see what I'm talking about.

Website is awesome, stopped following it a year ago, back here, and the new player is still cool anyway.

Thanx so much for this place

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Poster: adcBicycle Date: Aug 1, 2008 3:24pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

nice,
except:
no volume control?
and when you pause and move the slider bar it starts playing but the play button stays on "play" (doesn't change to "pause")

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Staffmystified Date: May 11, 2008 5:20pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Seems to work just fine. And I like the look!

I used it for audio, not movies (yet).

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Poster: movieman16 Date: May 21, 2008 11:44am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I really like this. I have already used it to embed film on my website.
Thanks a lot
Pat

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Poster: IPTV Date: May 29, 2008 6:20am
Forum: forums Subject: Embedded player doesn't appear!

Embedded new player doesn't still show up in either Firefox or EI6 for me.

Example: http://www.saintgregory.info/sermons/sermon_test2.html

Am I missing something?

Thanx,
--Dave

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Stafftracey pooh Date: May 29, 2008 11:03am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: Embedded player doesn't appear!

ok you found a bug in our javascript which i've just fixed
(it barfed on an "empty" tag in the head while trying to "find" the script tag that includes the "players.js"...)

so the playlist and the player now come up for me when your page HTML
is on a test url on the archive site.

so now i am wondering if there is some part that is not allowing JS or flash loading from our domain...?

i also updated / shortened the HTML for the "embed this" link on our site. can you try updating to that style "embed this" and update your page and then we can see where we are then?

thanks, and sorry for these inconveniences.
(we appreciate your help and patience while we sort out some of the last issues, though! 8-)

-tracey, archive webmistress

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Poster: SleePac Date: Jun 26, 2008 12:23pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

new player, in my opinion, is better.

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Poster: Njregenwether Date: May 15, 2008 10:20pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Exactly what this site needed. Could make the fish a bit smaller. A feature that might be helpful is fullscreen within the web browser. Just an idea. I didn't check, but allowing for fast forwarding would be a good idea and save traffic, similar to how youtube does it. Overall though, an excellent job and addition to this web site. This is exactly what the internet archive was missing.

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Poster: BondoFox Date: Jun 18, 2008 3:16pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like the new player, a lot. BUT, the picture is WAY too doggone small. A larger picture, especially for people with weak eyesight, would be MUCH better.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Stafftracey pooh Date: Jun 18, 2008 3:21pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

are you talking audio items or video?
for video -- check out the "fullscreen" option...

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffDiana Hamilton Date: May 13, 2008 5:51am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Firefox 2.0.0.14 on WinXP:
Longer audio playlists overhang the page info.

EDIT, better example:
http://www.archive.org/details/shuraym_Khotab2

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Poster: SpaceFan Date: Aug 11, 2008 6:55am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I'm guessing you could save the archive (and users) a lot of bandwidth by setting the default embed code settings for "autostart" and "autocache" to "false" instead of "true"

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Poster: southword Date: May 13, 2008 8:56am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

the player will not embed for me using myspace/firefox/windows xp.


thanks for this update though, I can't wait to start using it!

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Poster: katpooh9 Date: Aug 2, 2008 7:22pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like this new player. The images seem sharper and it doesn't have that annoying menu bar inside the picture.

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Poster: G-Zillion Date: May 23, 2008 5:46am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Hello,
Visually, the player would be nicer if white, gray or blue. The black box with gray border does not look so nice within the webpage.
Congratulations for everything else anyway,
Cheers

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Poster: looklikewine Date: May 31, 2008 3:42am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Now it works fine (no problem with Adobe Flash, good job!) and it's much clear than the old one.
Thanks.
(Windows XP and Firefox)

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Poster: Victoria Rain Date: May 11, 2008 5:33pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I mostly listen to oral teachings, but I find it much easier to use. I would like to see a volume control. If it's there and I didn't see it, no worries. It's easier in that you don't have to leave the page to the player and when you switch back the player stops. I like the new player much more.

Victoria

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Poster: Lastwind Date: Jul 6, 2008 9:39am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Good sound I find. Certainly on the tunes I posted. They sound better across the range than several others I have tried.

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Poster: William Southerland Date: Jul 18, 2008 10:55am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

While the new player looks alot better from a video perspective, my particular video file's audio playback is much less accurate in the new player than in the old. Alot of the high frequencies get lost, causing the singers to sound like they're "underwater."

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Poster: AtLeast6characters Date: May 21, 2008 7:11am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

This rocks! I like the format.

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Poster: laptap3r Date: Jul 12, 2008 12:11pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like it. I wasn't sure about the reason for it at first, but then today I noticed the seekability. That is a major plus for me. Thanks for all the hard work!

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Poster: brian miller Date: May 23, 2008 11:03pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The new player won't function for me in IE7 but works like a dream in Firefox

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Poster: gravityjew Date: May 16, 2008 7:58am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like it very much, you can actually pause it and not have to restart or jump forward to the next song, plus you can see the running time of the song.

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Poster: dB Creations Date: May 29, 2008 11:19am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Hi dB hear,

New Player is present but it will not play. My OS is Vista Home Premium.

Once again keep the good work up. Ta

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Poster: smgarcia Date: Jun 10, 2008 9:34pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

It would be nice to make the "download progress bar" a lighter color so it can be more easily distinguished from the default black background. It is hard to determine how much of the song has been downloaded to the flash player.

Thanks!

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Poster: G-Zillion Date: Jun 14, 2008 4:36am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Hello,
Does the new player have a different equalization than the old one? I have the impression there are more high frequencies.
Cheers,
Gabriel

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffDiana Hamilton Date: Jul 20, 2008 8:09am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Yep, Samizdat posted some spectra here:
http://www.archive.org/iathreads/post-view.php?id=195723

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Poster: lcl123 Date: Jul 14, 2008 3:32pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I liked it,the picture was clear and clean looking,but when I enlarged it,it wasn't as good. The film is old,but it was good to see it. A Big Thanks to yoy. lcl123

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Poster: captain_compost Date: Jul 14, 2008 5:07pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I definitely like it. Works well, and has a nice look. The only complaint I have is that the interface is kind of hard to see. Could be bigger numbers, etc.

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Poster: NaHu1989 Date: May 12, 2008 12:58pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Looks great, but I can't embed the new player on my Joomla! Website (neither audio nor video), the player just doesn't appear (the old one did). Since this seems to be a widely spread issue, could you please fix it?

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Poster: lesliek Date: Jun 15, 2008 12:55am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I haven't read the voluminous comments, but I embedded something in my blog using the new player and it ran automatically: see here: http://stumblng.tumblr.com/post/38472478/this-is-a-betty-boop-cartoon-from-1933-called-i.

That's unsatisfactory in my view.

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Poster: Barry 420 Date: May 13, 2008 8:23am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Very nice, easy to use and informative. Like running time and total time info. Love the site in general, and the Grateful Dead entries are incredible. Only listen at this time without any downloads yet.

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Poster: emda vies Date: May 16, 2008 11:37am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I simply can't get it to work. The old audio player had problems, but this week this new thing has been absolute crap. I'm fed up with being told to download the flash player when I already have it and not being able to access the old player either. Funny thing, earlier this week / last week I was able to use the new player OK and did think it an improvement but now...

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Poster: jef926 Date: May 16, 2008 11:50am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

same problem here. It worked earlier in the week but know keeps telling me i need to install the latest flash player. I've "installed" it several times to no avail. Running Windows XP.

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Poster: datmike Date: May 12, 2008 2:43pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Audio:

The new player looks good. It would be nice to know what format you are listening to....VBR/MP3, etc.

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Poster: morst Date: May 18, 2008 10:31am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Works fine for me (just tried audio so far) but I can't seem to embed it into myspace pages. Could be a myspace bug though since those are rather common.

I would like to mention that while the player is loading, it tells me I need to upgrade my flash, but once it's loaded, it replaces that message with the player. I think that's a little confusing, especially if pages don't load properly- it could make people think they don't have the correct version of flash installed when they may already have it.

Also, I would prefer a colorscheme which matches the rest of archive.org, but that's just nit-picking. I come here for the audio functionality, not to see some fancy-shmancy website design! ;-)

ps THANKS TO THE STAFF for all their hard work on the new player, and in general!

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Poster: demostat Date: May 12, 2008 10:06am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

love the new player. thanx

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Poster: cooper505 Date: May 16, 2008 9:52am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The new audio player is way better. I haven't tried the cinema player but I'll let you know what I think. The new player looks better and works better because you can choose any part of the audio file. Great work dudes.
j

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Poster: mdebutante Date: May 20, 2008 10:36pm
Forum: forums Subject: I LOVE the new player!

It's the best I've ever seen!

At first I wasn't sure how to get it to go fullscreen, but I'm technically challenged - (I didn't realize I could save your videos in my media player and watch them full screen for about 6 months! YES, I watched a teeny version of "How to Survive an Atomic Bomb" - by then I was hooked on the Archive!!!)

(A couple of my older friends new about it, but I've been turning everyone on to it - some of the movies are planned to be shown in a community setting! )

IA is one of our dwindling resources for alternate news, education, art, political dissent, of course the dead, ephemeral stuff, and kiiiiiii! It's the best!!!
love the new player love IA.

madebutante

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Poster: membrain Date: Jun 19, 2008 10:33am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Hello Dear Archive!

Here a few notes to the new beta player:

- The mouse cursor shouldn't remain a text-input cursor when hovering over the rows with media, instead the normal pointer should be used so it's more clear you can actually click them (people will probably somewhen try anyway but it was irritating at first)

- It is _very_ hard to make out that there are in fact 2 sliders, one of which is the volume and the other the seek. Yes there are icons next to at least volume, but without a lightened up background or some other change which emphasizes it it's very hard to see. The first moment, I thought the knob of the seek slider is the stop button haha.

- It's not obvious at all where you can stop or pause playback. I've noticed that the play button change to pause, but it seems to have a bug since it changed to pause _after_ i paused, not after i started playback.

Thanks for constantly improving archive.org!
Regards,
Milosz

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Poster: jumbo1 Date: Jul 25, 2008 7:29am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

yes tracey W.M., the player is more intoxicating than a six pack at the movies. the whole spectrum of black to gray to white appears in its full splendour. clear and cool to the eye. The stream is smooth in action (no blur.), the sound is crisp (I use a Mac ig5 and it projects.) So, how can I import it to the rest of my applications? It's Cool.

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Poster: Veith75 Date: Jun 13, 2008 11:24am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Two things:
1. It looks way better
2. I don't know if you're using some other default mp3 compression rate with it or not but my trax sound definitely better on the new player. The highs are no longer muffled.

So in short:
Sounds good, looks good.
Thanks,
Veith

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Poster: Douglas Orme Date: Jul 15, 2008 8:32pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

This looks a million times better! Nice contrast. Simple, elegant design. Keep it and dump the old one.

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Poster: unasia Date: May 15, 2008 6:37am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I Like it, has that smooooth look and feel. But I have a problem a problem embedding at the blog I use "Opera" using the opera browser. I tried using my safari browser, but still no luck. and I am on mac os x. but it could be my stupid fingers ;-) I also tried loading via a laptop with opera and vista.. but ... anywho, nice service and thank you for the continued search for better and more functional ability

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Poster: k0wax Date: May 24, 2008 5:56am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

cannot be embedded in livejournal, because of javascript

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Poster: Robin_1990 Date: May 20, 2008 2:03pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Sorry, But I have the latest flash and XP, But I cannot get the new player to work on my computer.

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Poster: classiccinemaonline.com Date: May 16, 2008 3:28pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I think the new player is awesome, although I don't like the watermark that appears when using full screen mode.

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Poster: Iznibz Wazir Date: Jul 2, 2008 2:40pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Succeded to download the old player but have difficultes with the new one. It shows a white rectangle on the top of the playlist and has no command bar nor red little triangles. We have flash player 9 installed.

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Poster: HuaHinWharfRat Date: May 16, 2008 6:47pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Hello, like some others, I am having big problems with the new configuration ("I simply can't get it to work. The old audio player had problems, but this week this new thing has been absolute crap. I'm fed up with being told to download the flash player when I already have it and not being able to access the old player either"). I was very happy being able to download the odd Grateful Dead soundboard shows (those not blocked having been released commercially - seems fair to me) - but now cannot do. Sorry, I am a bit of a techno-dork, is there an easy way for me to revert to how things used to be? I am not too fussed about showing videos, all I want to do is download (historic) dead shows. HELP - please, Paul H.

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Poster: RBNW....new and improved! Date: Dec 1, 2013 10:07pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffDiana Hamilton Date: May 16, 2008 7:22pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

As far as I know, Grateful Dead Audience recordings are still both downloadable and streamable, while Soundboard recordings are still streamable. That's how it should be. Is it still that way for you now?

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Poster: HuaHinWharfRat Date: May 17, 2008 5:27pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Thanks for your response. No, sorry, since the latest configuration change, I can't even get past the "you need to install the new inhouse mp3 player" stage - as I said before, when I install it, it asks me to install it again, even though it (definitely) has been installed. If you read through previous E-mails from others in this chain, you will see that other people experience the same. i.e. it isn't a policy problem, it's a (new/change) in software/hardware problem. Any help you can provide will be much appreciated as, without my 'DDD' (daily dead dose) I am likely to shrivel up and die.

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Poster: HuaHinWharfRat Date: May 16, 2008 8:29pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

that might be what has been agreed but, the introduction of the new movie/audio flash player seems to have scuppered this - at least in the short term. If you check earlier entries in this e-mail chain, you will see that I am not the only one affected. Whether the new configuration was really tested (on a number of platforms - mine is Windows XP which I would have thought was reasonably common) or whether it has just been rush-delivered at short-notice without proper testing, I don't know. All I do know is that I used to be able to download GD soundboard shows (those that had not been commercially released) and now - in the last couple of days - I can't. Instead, where the playlist download table/box used to be is an orange block saying you must install Adobe flashplayer and when you do (including doing a reboot to make the install permanent) you get the same "you must install Adobe flashplayer" message - even though you already have. So much for progress.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffDiana Hamilton Date: May 17, 2008 5:38am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Since GD soundboards are supposed to be stream-only and not downloadable, it seems that a prior glitch may have been fixed?

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Poster: HuaHinWharfRat Date: May 17, 2008 5:34pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Thanks for your response. No, sorry, since the latest configuration change, I can't even get past the "you need to install the new inhouse mp3 player" stage - as I said before, when I install it, it asks me to install it again, even though it (definitely) has been installed. If you read through previous E-mails from others in this chain, you will see that other people experience the same. i.e. it isn't a policy problem, it's a (new/change) in software/hardware problem. Any help you can provide will be much appreciated as, without my 'DDD' (daily dead dose) I am likely to shrivel up and die.

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Poster: Jericho4 Date: May 12, 2008 6:13pm
Forum: forums Subject: Dual Monitors + fullscreen

I like to be able to set videos fullscreen on my second monitor (my television set) while I continue to work in my primary monitor.

But (on firefox and windows vista at least) If I click anywhere on the primary monitor while the window is full screened it will exit full screen mode and return to the smaller size.

Yes my issue represents a small minority, but if there is some easier way to make Esc the only button which closes the window that would be desirable.

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Poster: jgp1313 Date: Jun 25, 2008 6:19pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Love it, sound is great, easier to use. haven't tried video yet, but i'll bet it is just as good. great job.

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Poster: BryanE Date: May 18, 2008 2:46pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I won't give you a fully detailed report or anything like that, but I just switched it on--looks great, and the music's there, so I think it's terrific!

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Poster: Al_Camino Date: Jun 18, 2008 7:34pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Only played audio on the new player, but I really like it a lot better than the old one. The addition of the song progress slider is something I've wanted for awhile. Thanks!

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Poster: Alan Watt cuttingthroughthematrix.com Date: May 14, 2008 6:14pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like it, great for the audio I upload, seems less flighty. Thanks

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Poster: dB Creations Date: May 11, 2008 1:02pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I only ues this for audio. It looks and sounds better than the old one (fantastic).

I have copied the code to place on my website but the media player does not appear (so the old one will stay).

Nice work boys and girls, keep it up.

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Poster: Something Different Date: May 12, 2008 1:06pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Player looks great but when I try to embed into my myspace/somethingdifferent it dosent' work.

any ideas

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Poster: dB Creations Date: Jun 11, 2008 4:01pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Hi something different

The new palyer is now up and running. It's taken a little time but it was out of my hands. If you sill have problems follow the links on the archive to figure out if its your OS that may need a tweek

All the best dB

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Poster: jamri Date: May 18, 2008 5:21pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Huge improvement!! Love being able to see song length and where you currently are listening to in a song. Only thing I can think of that would benefit it is an equalizer. Nice job!

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Poster: jenlis Date: May 27, 2008 9:47am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Maybe this has already been mentioned, but just in case...I'd really like to have the ability to pop the player out of the page, so that I can continue to browse while listening. I'm often accidentally moving away from the page, like when leaving this comment, and whatever I was in the middle of listening to stops.

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Poster: J Lundholm Date: Jul 15, 2008 8:03am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I like the look, but was not able to get it to work on Blogger.

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Poster: Inspiring Women Date: May 27, 2008 6:02am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I loved the look of it, but it would not play for me. I tried pressing all buttons and could slide them along but no sound at all.
Can't wait to be able to ff on audios :)
Regards, Sue

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Poster: B.Moist Date: May 21, 2008 3:18pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Sweet sounds with the VBR's.

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Poster: Chris U. Date: May 13, 2008 10:29pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

It's awesome. Only complaint is that the dark grey "loading bar" is hard to see against the black background. I assume after the beta-testing you'll use the coloring scheme of the current ("old") version, which is perfectly easy to read.

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Poster: watupgroupie Date: Jun 15, 2008 7:38pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

It looked very stylish but I noticed that it produces a lag on videos with the sound and it sounds like lower quality sound also with the new player. Obviously since the player is bigger your going to have a bit more pixelated vidoes as well.

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Poster: Nanyhama Date: May 16, 2008 12:02pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I also only use for the music, but I like the new player and it's look, maybe it's me and my old age but it seems easier for me to read too.
keep up the good work!

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffTyler Date: May 16, 2008 9:27am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

User replys on 5/16 "I notice you added a new flash player to stream Grateful Dead shows on the Grateful Dead Forum. It worked the first couple of days, but now all I get is a message that I need to install Flash Player. I already HAVE Flash Player installed, it was working fine but now it won't work at all. Please check into this. Thank you."

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Poster: JVonD Date: Jun 2, 2008 2:57pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I'm not a big fan of the coding. Makes it a total pain to update videos on pages. When I put the player on my site I'd like to be able to update the URL to a different video occasionally and with the code format like it is on the new player its a drag. The old player is super easy to switch the vids.

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Poster: edrush Date: Jun 4, 2008 11:32am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

The new player works just fine for me in Mac OS 10.4.11 and Firefox 2.0.0.14. It would be better to add a progress slider, so I could easily go back if I miss a bit.

I've used archive.org for Travus T. Hipp (http://www.archive.org/details/tth_080604) only. Now that I've read some of the other comments, I'll have to explore what else is available here.

I tried embedding the old player on my Web site, but it locks into the day when I did so. Ditto with the new player, plus it fails to show the control bar, just the two content bars. I'll have to work out the code to specify the current day.

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Poster: brchthe3rd Date: Jul 5, 2008 9:00pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I'm rather pleased with the new look, and particularly like being able to watch material in full screen.

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Poster: RichL Date: Jun 13, 2008 9:46pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Works fine with firefox 2 on Ubuntu 8.10 updated 13 June 08

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Poster: jkilcull Date: May 12, 2008 9:53pm
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

its about time!

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Poster: fucktherobots Date: Jul 28, 2008 5:52am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

I think the new flash player is nice, keep it! :)

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Poster: NAU99 Date: Jul 15, 2008 12:23am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Works fantastic - I LOVE it. You can bring the feed up to full screen whereas before all we had was the small box. Thank you so much!

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Poster: martinzimmer13 Date: May 12, 2008 1:47am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Great thing this new one!

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Poster: Elixiroflife Date: May 23, 2008 11:16am
Forum: forums Subject: Re: New movie and audio (flash) player in beta -- please comment

Zen-liked

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